Published: 02 October 2000
Analyst(s): Eric Thompson
This document explores the growing need to dynamically balance workload across multiple servers located on different continents. With more and more users, applications, and organizations sharing resources in a Web-hosting center, the ability to control bandwidth utilization becomes increasingly more important. Driven by the need to become more competitive, companies are evaluating different load-balancing products. In this Perspective, Gartner Dataquest analyzes the different approaches to load balancing and the competitors in this space.
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